Downhome Southern Boutique Charm.


Hotel Chester is host to a number of events, as well as the The Beer Garden. There are no events scheduled at this time.


Friday, October 7: Bulldog Bash

Saturday, October 8th: MSU vs. Auburn

Saturday, November 5th: MSU vs. Texas A&M

Saturday, November 19th: Arkansas

Starkville, Mississippi is also home to an eclectic array of vibrant festivals and events held throughout the year. 

Annual Events

Every month of the year, there is something to do in Starkville. If you haven’t been to Starkville lately, you haven’t been! Read more

New South Weekends

Held each Fall in conjunction with the Mississippi State University home football game schedule. New South Weekends offer Friday night events before each home gridiron contest. Enjoy this opportunity to enjoy new friends and new traditions in the heart of the New South. Read more

Bulldog Brunch & Browse

Game weekends don’t end on Saturday anymore! You’ll find great dining and shopping when Downtown merchants and restaurants open their doors for special hours on Sundays after each MSU home football game. Read more

unWINE Downtown

Main Street members open their doors for ladies only wine tasting and after hours shopping in this fun retail event held seasonally. Read more

Downtown Block Party

Main Street is transformed into an eclectic street fair atmosphere with fun for the whole family including kid’s activities, live music and the annual Fall Tailgating Fashion Show. Read more


Starkville’s annual harvest festival is traditionally held in conjunction with an MSU Pep Rally and even features a pumpkin patch right on Main Street. The kids enjoy trick-or-treating with Downtown merchants, and there is fun for all with live music, after hours shopping and more. Read more

Christmas in Starkville

The Holiday Season in Starkville features our unique blend of old-fashioned Christmas traditions and New South shopping experiences, all centered around a yearly theme. Read more

Savor Our South

Starkville Spring event series offers plenty to savor, from arts and theater productions to world-class baseball at Dudy Noble Field and the culinary treasures of Starkville Restaurant Week. Read more

For more information about the Festivals & Events in Starkville, contact the Starkville Convention & Visitors Bureau at 662.323.3322 or 800.649.TOUR.